|Roster and record of Iowa soldiers in the War of the Rebellion : together with historical sketches of volunteer organizations, 1861-1866 (Volume 4, pt.1) - Iowa. Adjutant General's Office. cn|
v. 1. 1st-8th regiments, Infantry -- v. 2. 9th-16th regiments, Infantry -- v. 3. 17th-31st regiments, Infantry -- v. 4. 1st-9th regiments, Cavalry, and two independent companies, Cavalry -- v. 5. 32d-48th regiments, Infantry, 1st Regiment African Infantry, and 1st-4th batteries Light Artillery -- v. 6. Miscellaneous
Keywords: Spanish American War -- Regimental histories; United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Regimental histories; Iowa -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Regimental histories; Iowa -- Militia; Philippines -- History Insurrection, 1899-1901 Regimental histories; United States -- History War with Mexico, 1845-1848 Regimental histories; Spirit Lake (Iowa) -- Massacre, 1857; United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Registers
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|Civil War Photo James Armstrong Ind. - my great great great grandfather was his friend|
Here is a picture of James Armstrong, who fought in Company C of the 72nd Regiment Indiana Infantry (Mounted), part of John T. Wilder's "Lightning" Brigade. This was likely taken in or after 1863, during the American Civil War/War Between the States. Wilder's Brigade were mounted infantry, meaning that they rode horses but were intended to fight on foot, unlike cavalry. They carried seven-shot Spencer repeating rifles as in the photo, which gave them a huge advantage over Confederates armed with...
Keywords: 72nd Indiana Regiment; Wilder's Brigade; Lightning Brigade; Spencer Rifle; Mounted Infantry; Civil War; Union Army; Chickamauga; Resaca; Hoover's Gap; Selma; Kennesaw; John T. Wilder
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